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Push to close Montgomery County schools for Muslim holidays

Public schools close around Jewish and Christian holidays, and some in Montgomery County are pushing for schools to include Islamic holidays in their closures.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 12:55pm EDT

Tags: eid, kate Ryan, muslim, islamic, Montgomery County Council, Montgomery County Public Schools

Leggett's decision will determine whether others run

Word that Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett may run for a third term has at least one potential candidate reassessing his plans.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 10:18am EST

Tags: Isiah Leggett, Doug Duncan, Phil Andrews, kate Ryan

Montgomery Co. can't close schools just because it's a holiday

Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal wants to see the school system close on two Muslim holidays.

Saturday - 06/09/2012, 09:52am EDT

Tags: Montgomery County, muslim, religious holiday, dick uliano